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IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | Pallekele | Updated: August 13,s surprise.chhole and raita.the naan held its own, even though his entry into politics was through the India Against Corruption (IAC) movement.In this task he had attracted not only veteran social activist and crusader Anna Hazare but also some of the brightest young men and women of India However against Hazare’swishes he formed a political party But here again soon after capturing power he threw out other co-founders like Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav Kejriwal even campaigned in Bihar for Lalu Yadav the first major politician in India to have been convicted of corruption and rendered ineligible to contestelections for six years In fact there are serious allegations that AAP distributed party tickets in Delhi and elsewhere by seeking crores of unaccounted rupees And many of his ministers as Kapil Mishra told the media on Sunday are facing serious corruption charges Ironically Kejriwal the crusader against corruption has not even brought out a suitable law to have a Lokpal in Delhi so far How many of us have tried to bother over the implementation of Kejriwal’s 70-point agenda that was promised during the last Delhi Assembly election What has been the progress in the fields of transport roads and sanitation areas which are clearly under the jurisdiction of the Delhi state government Is there free WiFi in market places He has kept his words on subsidies on electricity and water arguably the cheapest in the country but this is populist politics unaffordable economics in the long run In a way cheap power and water in Delhi is nothing but a bribe to the people to give votes to AAP If there is anything Kejriwal has obsessed over it is his insatiable ambition to become Prime Minister of India But without consolidating in Delhi AAP has been trying to expand its bases in otherimportant states though the party as recent Assembly elections proved failed miserably in this task Kejriwal has invariably been in the headlines for attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government He has described Modi as "a coward and psychopath" Kejriwal seemsto reach every troubled spot in the country to carry out his "hate politics" against Modi Kejriwal is too talented a person to not understand that Delhi is not a full-fledged state and that it essentially remains a Union Territory despite having an elected chief minister a la Puducherry For him the issue is not simply bureaucratic or legalistic; it has serious political dimensions — in fact it is essentially political Therefore one sees a discernible pattern in what Kejriwal has been focussing on ever since he became chief minister He is simply not interested in his job as the Chief Minister of Delhi; he wants to use his present position in such a way that the country starts looking at him as a prospective prime ministerial candidate His ultimate aim is to rule fromDelhi but not as chief minister Viewed thus Kapil Mishra’s allegations against him on Sunday could not have come at a worse time In the wake of aseries of poll reversals this briberyallegation will surely dent Kejriwal’s image considerably After all Mishra has done exactly what Kejriwal does —portray himself as a victim and target hisrivals on the basis of unproven and non-provable charges Like Beppe Grillo of Italy Kejriwal may have been hailed as a messiah by an electorate fed up with mainstream parties seen as corrupt exploitative and incapable of good governance But Kejriwal should realise that Grillo’s has been zero-to-hero-to-zero phenomenon Written by Priyanka Sharma | Mumbai | Published: February 26 2017 9:50 am Shah Rukh Khan received the 4th National Yash Chopra Memorial Award he attributed his success in Bollywood to him Related News Yash Chopra had a successful working and deep personal association with Shah Rukh Khan On Saturday evening as the superstar received the 4th National Yash Chopra Memorial Award he attributed his success in Bollywood to him while recalling his journey with the celebrated filmmaker Shah Rukh is the fourth recipient of the award which is given to a Bollywood personality for his or her outstanding contribution to cinema Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Lata Mangeshkar and Rekha are the previous awardees Calling the award the “biggest honour” of his life Shah Rukh in his acceptance speech said “This is one of the most important evenings of my life I am very emotional Yash Chopra has single-handedly created my career It is a strange circle that I am receiving an award which honours him and is in his memory and I am who I am because of what Yash Chopra made me do” More from the world of Entertainment: Speaking to the media minutes before the ceremony Shah Rukh admitted that this is one honour he cannot take credit for as he feels it has come his way only because of his relationship with the Chopras See pics of4th National Yash Chopra Memorial awardee Shah Rukh Khan: “I am extremely undeserving (for the award) but I am happy that the jury considered me for it The reason for this is genuinely a gracious wonderful and fantastic feeling that the whole family has given me over the years This can be the only reason for this It can’t be my talent So it feels really special to receive this award It is very personal I can’t express how emotional it is for me It is a personal moment for me having worked with him for 20 years right from when I started and then to lose him as we walked along the path of filmmaking… it is emotional for me” the 51-year-old actor said Having worked with the director-producer in seven films which include Darr Dil Toh Pagal Hai Veer-Zara and Jab Tak Hai Jaan Shah Rukh has been hugely influenced by Yash A proof of it is the fact that the star spends hours discussing Chopra with the directors he works with now Also read |23 years of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa: Shah Rukh Khan’s nostalgic message is a sweet reminder about thefilm And watch video as SRK received his Filmfare Awards 1995 for Critics Best Actor in Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa: Filmfare Awards 1995 Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) wins the Critics Best Actor Award for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa 23 YEARS OF CLASSIC KHKN pictwittercom/g1VOf9bQgO — Javed (@JoySrkian) February 25 2017 “Yash ji was very basic and simple He never allowed the craft to take over his art He made films from his heart Even today when I work with directors we talk more about Yash ji than the films that I am working on with them” Shah Rukh revealed The actor received the award from Tamil Nadu governor C Vidyasagar Rao while Rekha made him wear a gold bracelet as accompanying token Shah Rukh was also awarded Rs 10 lakh Besides Rekha other guests at the event included Yash’s wife Pamela Jayaprada Shatrughan Sinha Simi Garewal and Padmini Kohlapuri The jury for the National Yash Chopra Memorial Award comprises Pamela filmmaker Boney Kapoor Simi Padmini Subbarami Reddy Anu and Shashi Ranjan For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: PTI | Los Angeles | Published: November 14 2016 2:16 pm British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel will be honoured at Santa Barbara International Film Festival for his role in Lion Related News Indian-origin British actor Dev Patel says his upcoming film Lion is special as it is hard to find performance oriented roles for someone like him In Garth Davis’ feature Patel plays Saroo Brierley a young Indian boy who gets adopted by an Australian family only to find his birth mother two decades later using Google Earth The actor who rose to fame with Slumdog Millionaire said he fully committed himself to his role according to The Hollywood Reporter “I called my manager straight after I walked out of the audition and told him that if I get it don’t send me anything for the next eight months Don’t distract me with any other work or audition “Journeys like this don’t come around very often for someone who looks like I do” said Patel The actor revealed that he auditioned for the role several times including a Skype session from a bathroom The actor said during a six-hour long audition process Davis asked him to roar like a lion Also read |Dev Patel to be honoured at Santa Barbara filmfestival More from the world of Entertainment: “After the audition (Davis) said ‘If we decide to go with you I really want you to change’ He said he wanted to see a Dev Patel that no one has ever seen before” Lion is based on a true story of a five-year-old Indian boy who falls asleep on a train to end up lost before being adopted by an Australian couple played by Nicole Kidman and fellow Australian David Wenham The film will release on November 25 For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWill the heavens fall if Navjot Singh Sidhu who is preparing to serve Punjab in an altogether new avatar finally joins Aam Aadmi Party The answer is a big no There are for three reasons why: First there already exists a huge pro-AAP wave if not a tornado that sweeps across almost all regions of Punjab at this point of time Second the Badals and the Majithias are on the verge of getting blown away by anti-incumbency And third the Congress which could have otherwise been the natural claimant for power in Punjab finds the AAP campaigns too hot to handle and is in no position to pull back Arvind Kejriwal’s party that has already surged miles ahead Sidhu’s entry into the AAP will at best work as an added psychological booster in favour of AAP and a further demoralising blow to the BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on the other To understand all this better you need to take a look at what most of the opinion polls have been saying about Punjab lately The survey done by VDP Associates gives AAP 100 of the total 117 assembly seats with 461percentvote share The SAD-BJP combine in sharp contrast might not bag more than 13 seats with a vote share of 26percent And the Congress with a vote share of 24percent would find itself placed at the bottom with just 3 seats Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu PTI Another survey conducted by Huffington Post C-Voter presents more or less the same picture It gives 94-100 seats to the AAP The SAD-BJP combine are on the other hand projected to get 8 to 14 seats And the Congress would have to remain third with 6 to 12 seats India Trending Now has also conducted an opinion poll According to this survey the AAP would get 85 to 89 seats with a vote share of 39 percent to 43percent The SAD-BJP alliance would bag anything between 9 to 13 seats with a vote share of 21-25percent This survey which was conducted in March this year however gives the Congress 16 to 20 seats with a vote share of 29-33percent The opinions of opinion polls might not be considered sacrosanct especially in the aftermath of Delhi and Bihar results But multiple opinion polls giving two-third majority to a first-timer is indeed unprecedented Those who claim to know Punjab inside out believe that the number of seats projected by the pollsters this time might not necessarily hit the bull’s eye but their general direction of projections looks correct Jayesh Bhatia a young Punjabi who often writes in Quora talked to many of his friends and relatives back home to unfold the so-called mystery of the APP’s political blitzkrieg in Punjab Here is how he sums up his findings in telegraphic language: "Arvind Kejriwal is loved by people More on the ground Even more on the fields The hate that you see on the social media is politically funded/backed Who will not love a CM who gives you 100percentcompensation for crop loss and basic amenities at nominal costs Many people hate Kejriwaldue to misinformation campaign done by the BJP in particular" The young Punjabi further writes: "AAP has a strong volunteer network The volunteers work tirelessly to spread Delhi Government’s works comparing it with highly inefficient BJP-SAD group This strategy took AAP way ahead of Congress which was slowly reviving under Captain Amarinder" Bhatia’s exuberance apart it is pertinent to note that even in the Modi wave of 2014 the AAPhad bagged 4 of the total 13 Lok Sabha seats in the state And if you break the figures down across Assembly segments you would notice that they had beaten all adversaries in 35 constituencies and came second in another 25 places That was in itself a commendable feat by a new-comer party And remember this had happened before Kejriwal’sspectacular victory in the Delhi state elections Now like it or not the AAP is a much stronger force Let’s now get back to the issue of Navjot Singh Sidhu who is according various TV channels slated to formally declare his independence from the BJP and accept membership of the AAP on August 15 No doubt the AAP will further be bolstered with the arrival of an "eminently recognisable face" in Punjab That Sidhu is a fiery speaker apart from being a crowd-puller and an entertainer Punjab will have to wait to hear from the horse’s mouth till the Independence Day And in the meantime guns will go probably silent in any case with Kejriwaldoing vipassanaat a Himalayan tourist spot close to the abode of Dalai Lama in Dharamkot The BJP and the Badals can afford to relax for ten days Yes can you image what happens when Kejriwalgoes silent It’s perhaps time for wit and humour to prosper on the otherwise nasty political front Here is how Firstpost’s Bikram Vohra argues in his inimitable witty style: "The only logical reason why Kejriwal is doing this is wreck everyone’s happiness The media for instance will be so badly hit that they might have to retrench staff as TRPs/sales fall Reading a newspaper or site with nothing from Kejriwal is akin to a chicken party without any chicken in it"wearing big sunglasses, Poverty lines were invented for making appropriate policies to alleviate poverty. "I have been consistently in talks with Samajwadi Party and Congress’ top leadership for stitching an alliance between the two parties in Uttar Pradesh, and Theo Walcott could beat Worner,Raonic.

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